John Millington Synge Quotes

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Born: April 16, 1871, Rathfarnham, Dublin, Ireland
Birth Country: Ireland
Died: Elpis Nursing Home, Dublin, Ireland, March 24, 1909
Occupation: Author

1.
Every article on these islands has an almost personal character, which gives this simple life, where all art is unknown, something of the artistic beauty of medieval life.
- John Millington Synge

2.
It is the timber of poetry that wears most surely, and there is no timber that has not strong roots among the clay and worms.
- John Millington Synge

3.
The general knowledge of time on the island depends, curiously enough, on the direction of the wind.
- John Millington Synge

4.
There is no language like the Irish for soothing and quieting.
- John Millington Synge

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